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Safari in Zambia: The Plight for Elephants in Africa

Safari in Zambia: The Plight for Elephants in Africa

Within minutes of landing in the Lower Zambezi National Park, we witnessed two elephants playing in the water and I was instantly captivated by these …
Skiing in Norway: Your Mini Guide to Geilo

Skiing in Norway: Your Mini Guide to Geilo

Well, I’ve landed back into Blighty and let’s just say, London feels a little chillier than the sunny climes of Africa where I …
Our Christmas Day on the top of Table Mountain

Our Christmas Day on the top of Table Mountain

The small matter of how Mr C and I would spend Christmas in South Africa was something we discussed again, and again, and again. But …
Wow, what a year! My Travel Highlights of 2016

Wow, what a year! My Travel Highlights of 2016

I think I can safely say that 2016 has been my most adventurous and eventful year in travel so far. Planning a destination wedding in the …

LONDON

Things I’ve missed about Christmas in London

Things I’ve missed about Christmas in London

After three months travelling Eastern and Southern Africa, BC and I are in Cape Town and this will be our home for Christmas. While in …
Nikkei Supper Club by The London Foodie & Stellenbosch Wines

Nikkei Supper Club by The London Foodie & Stellenbosch Wines

In early December, I’ll be sipping my way around South Africa’s gorgeous vineyards of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Wellington and Paarl, before kicking back in …
A Side of Streatham I Didn’t Know About

A Side of Streatham I Didn’t Know About

Do you explore your local London neighbourhood enough? Until recently I thought I had. But I was WRONG. One Sunday, we decided to have a …
Review: A Bistro that cuts the Mustard

Review: A Bistro that cuts the Mustard

It’s not often I hang out in West London, and I could probably count on one hand, the number of times I’ve been …

TRAVEL

VIDEO: Elephants in the Lower Zambezi, Zambia

VIDEO: Elephants in the Lower Zambezi, Zambia

During our safari in Zambia, we were captivated by the many, many elephant that live and thrive in the Lower Zambezi. We shared many incredible …
Safari in Zambia: The Plight for Elephants in Africa

Safari in Zambia: The Plight for Elephants in Africa

Within minutes of landing in the Lower Zambezi National Park, we witnessed two elephants playing in the water and I was instantly captivated by these …
10 ways to beat the post-holiday blues

10 ways to beat the post-holiday blues

Do you suffer from the post-holiday blues? There are ways to beat it! There’s no doubt about it, taking three months off to go …
Skiing in Norway: Your Mini Guide to Geilo

Skiing in Norway: Your Mini Guide to Geilo

Well, I’ve landed back into Blighty and let’s just say, London feels a little chillier than the sunny climes of Africa where I …

CARIBBEAN TRAVEL

Reasons to take a holiday to Barbados

Reasons to take a holiday to Barbados

In Association with Thomas Cook Airlines Out of all the Caribbean islands, Barbados really does have it all. With paradise-like beaches, unique natural wonders, and …
The OSL Travel Guide to West End Negril

The OSL Travel Guide to West End Negril

Where to Eat, Stay & Play in West End Negril If you’re planning some winter sun (or indeed pre-winter sun) or are simply curious …
Floyd’s Pelican Bar: is this the coolest bar in the Caribbean?

Floyd’s Pelican Bar: is this the coolest bar in the Caribbean?

I’ve been to sky bars, subterranean bars, bars made from ice and even bars located in former public loos (well, they’re all around …
OSL Travel: A Stay at Marblue Villa Suites, Treasure Beach, Jamaica

OSL Travel: A Stay at Marblue Villa Suites, Treasure Beach, Jamaica

At the end of our Jamaica honeymoon, Mr C and I checked in to MarBlue, a small set guesthouse in Treasure Beach. After an incredibly …

FOOD & DRINK

Hotel Dining at Msambweni Beach House, Kenya

Hotel Dining at Msambweni Beach House, Kenya

Everything about Msambweni Beach House – the style, the location, the guest rooms – is just gorgeous. But what about the hotel dining? Let me fill you …
Nikkei Supper Club by The London Foodie & Stellenbosch Wines

Nikkei Supper Club by The London Foodie & Stellenbosch Wines

In early December, I’ll be sipping my way around South Africa’s gorgeous vineyards of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Wellington and Paarl, before kicking back in …
Carnival Time: 5 Must-try Caribbean Eats in London

Carnival Time: 5 Must-try Caribbean Eats in London

It’s Notting Hill Carnival time! The time of year when we parade the streets of West London, dance to calypso and reggae, and tuck …
Cabbages & Roses Afternoon Tea at The Montagu

Cabbages & Roses Afternoon Tea at The Montagu

There’s nothing more quintessentially English than holding an afternoon tea party. Especially if you are in a hotel named after Winston Churchill. I was …

REVIEWS

Hotel Dining at Msambweni Beach House, Kenya

Hotel Dining at Msambweni Beach House, Kenya

Everything about Msambweni Beach House – the style, the location, the guest rooms – is just gorgeous. But what about the hotel dining? Let me fill you …
Let me introduce you to Msambweni Beach House

Let me introduce you to Msambweni Beach House

‘Come this way’, said Terri, smiling, handing us a fresh, cool fruit juice. We had arrived at Msambweni Beach House – and that’s when we …
A Gorgeous Stay at Gibb’s Farm, Tanzania

A Gorgeous Stay at Gibb’s Farm, Tanzania

‘Karibu!’ say Langare and Lesikar as we arrive at Gibb’s Farm. These cheery chaps dressed in traditional shukas, rubber tyre sandals and Maasai beads …
A Chic Safari Stay at Anabezi, Zambia

A Chic Safari Stay at Anabezi, Zambia

After a relaxing canoe ride down the Zambezi river, we hopped out, said farewell to our lovely guide Alex and then jumped onto our speedboat …

HOTELS

Hotel Dining at Msambweni Beach House, Kenya

Hotel Dining at Msambweni Beach House, Kenya

Everything about Msambweni Beach House – the style, the location, the guest rooms – is just gorgeous. But what about the hotel dining? Let me fill you …
Let me introduce you to Msambweni Beach House

Let me introduce you to Msambweni Beach House

‘Come this way’, said Terri, smiling, handing us a fresh, cool fruit juice. We had arrived at Msambweni Beach House – and that’s when we …
A Gorgeous Stay at Gibb’s Farm, Tanzania

A Gorgeous Stay at Gibb’s Farm, Tanzania

‘Karibu!’ say Langare and Lesikar as we arrive at Gibb’s Farm. These cheery chaps dressed in traditional shukas, rubber tyre sandals and Maasai beads …
A Chic Safari Stay at Anabezi, Zambia

A Chic Safari Stay at Anabezi, Zambia

After a relaxing canoe ride down the Zambezi river, we hopped out, said farewell to our lovely guide Alex and then jumped onto our speedboat …

WEDDING & HONEYMOON TRAVEL

OSL Travel: A Stay at Marblue Villa Suites, Treasure Beach, Jamaica

OSL Travel: A Stay at Marblue Villa Suites, Treasure Beach, Jamaica

At the end of our Jamaica honeymoon, Mr C and I checked in to MarBlue, a small set guesthouse in Treasure Beach. After an incredibly …
Weddingmoon Bliss at The Rockhouse Hotel, Negril

Weddingmoon Bliss at The Rockhouse Hotel, Negril

When we booked to stay at The Rockhouse ahead of our wedding in Jamaica, I knew it was going to be special. This luxury boutique …
11 things to do in Costa Navarino, Greece

11 things to do in Costa Navarino, Greece

Costa Navarino – The Highlights One of my most dreamy recent travel experiences was to The Romanos Resort at Costa Navarino, an eco-luxury hotel in Greece, …
The World’s Best Honeymoon Boutique Hotels

The World’s Best Honeymoon Boutique Hotels

The Boutique Hotel Awards has just awarded six boutique hotels, for excelling in romantic honeymoon travel. With literally hundreds of thousands of dreamy retreats existing …

PEOPLE

Q&A with Rachel Faller of ethical fashion brand, Tonle

Q&A with Rachel Faller of ethical fashion brand, Tonle

When I was travelling in Cambodia, I came across an ethical fashion brand in Phnom Penh airport called Tonlé. It really stood out. Each garment …
Monday Inspiration with Philip Hammond, Designer Florist for The Dorchester & 45 Park Lane

Monday Inspiration with Philip Hammond, Designer Florist for The Dorchester & 45 Park Lane

This week’s Monday inspiration comes from Philip Hammond, the Designer Florist behind those gorgeous creations at The Dorchester and 45 Park Lane. From The Chelsea …
Beautiful blooms by Jeff Leatham at Four Seasons George V Paris

Beautiful blooms by Jeff Leatham at Four Seasons George V Paris

Jeff Leatham has designed the floral decorations for luxury brands such as Alexander McQueen and Bulgari. His clients include Oprah Winfrey and the Kardashians and …
Q&A with Claire & Charlotte of Enrica Rocca London

Q&A with Claire & Charlotte of Enrica Rocca London

This week, I’d love to introduce you to Claire and Charlotte Chapuis from the Enrica Rocca Cookery School. (You can read my review of …

BLOGGING

A Little Note About This Travel Blog

A Little Note About This Travel Blog

So, this is where I say hello world and welcome to Oh So London – a Lifestyle, Food and Travel Blog where you will find all …
Guest Blogger Q&A: Angie, SilverSpoon London Blog

Guest Blogger Q&A: Angie, SilverSpoon London Blog

Today’s post for the OSL Guest Blogger Series comes from Angie – founder and editor of Silverspoon London. Here, Angie tells us about how she …
OSL Guest Blogger Series Q&A: Jess, Eating East Blog

OSL Guest Blogger Series Q&A: Jess, Eating East Blog

It’s Monday morning, which means it’s time for the second week of the OSL Guest Blogger Series. For this series, I’m focusing …
Guest Blogger Q&A: Natalie De Luca, South London Blog

Guest Blogger Q&A: Natalie De Luca, South London Blog

Natalie De Luca of South London Blog tells us about her blogging life Today, I’d love to introduce you to Natalie De Luca, the …